Thanks to our Rosieland Sponsors...
🌈 What happened in Rosieland last week...
In addition to what is shared in Glitter, here's what I and we (!) shipped last week:
🏖 We hosted Rosieland Retreat, it happened and it was fab! I'm still collecting my thoughts. For now you can see some action on the Rosieland Instagram.
My daily bite-size tips from Continuous Community:
- Invest into an ecosystem, not just a community
- Communities are transformational
- Would you rather?
- Talking to customers
- Get creative with a wheel of emotions
🎶 Taylor Swift and the unstoppable movement
"Sometimes it’s not the thing itself that’s interesting (in this case her music) but the human interaction and conversations created around it.
Sometimes all you have to do is take an ordinary thing, and elevate it the heck out of it."
🤔 As community builders, should we intentionally design for less conversations?
Is capitalism and the pursuit of more at odds with us as human beings? [source: Leah Lambert]
"The ability to communicate instantly is a modern wonder that has unwittingly brought harm to our psyches and relationships through our propensity to concoct paranoid scenarios to fill a void."
🛫 Community and tourism
It is interesting to see the extractive nature of tourism and it's relation to community. This does not just apply to tourism. [source: Jen Shaw]
This is the challenge of tourism.
So often the focus of it is only on the economic benefits. The money it brings into a community and jobs it can create. But on the whole, it’s extractive.